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Orange County Weekend Roundup April 19-22

Try the Tanner’s seafood platter and other new dishes at Tanner’s Huntington Beach.

From family-friendly activities to foodie festivities, check out the top Orange County weekend happenings for April 19-22.

Edited by Whitney Lauren Han.


Art-&-Wine-Benefit-Dinner-&-AuctionArt + Wine Benefit Dinner & Auction
Apr. 21.
Celebrate the 11th year of this annual event with an evening of art demos, wine tastings, delicious pairings and an auction of one-of-a-kind art and priceless experiences. 5:30-10 p.m. $400/person; $750/couple; $150 wine tasting reception only. Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center, 241 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, 714.956.8936.



Goat-YogaGoat Yoga at Centennial Farm
pr. 21. Be a part of the latest viral sensation that features a traditional yoga class combined with baby pygmy goats that frolic and climb on class participants. Additional highlights include a bake sale, frozen fruit bars fundraiser and opportunity drawings for farm-fresh gift baskets. Non-yoga participants can play and take photos with goats, tour Centennial Farm, pet baby chicks and watch the fun. Classes 10-11:30 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m. $40 each class, free to attend and observe. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, 714.436.0576.



Green-Scene-and-Garden-ExpoGreen Scene and Garden Expo
Apr. 21-22. Explore a wide assortment of plant and gardening accessories at the 44th annual family-friendly expo. Enjoy a variety of food and beverages, plein-air painting demonstrations and educational garden talks or simply stroll around the property. A children’s garden includes activities such as a live reptile interaction, face painting and scavenger hunts. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $8 adults, free for children under 12. 1900 Associated Road, Fullerton, 657.278.3407.



The-Inflatable-RunThe Inflatable Run and Festival
Apr. 21. Bring the little ones for a day filled with non-stop entertainment and family fun. The annual event features a kid-friendly one mile/5k inflatable obstacle course, free family activities, live entertainment, inflatable attractions, food truck vendors and more. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. See website for prices. OC Fair & Event Center, 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa.




Origins-Skin-CareWellness and Earth Day Weekend at Origins
pr. 21-22. Hosted by Linkronicity and Origins South Coast Plaza, five O.C. businesses unite for a weekend with plant-based mind, body, soul and spirit wellness. Discover the benefits of Origins Plantscription anti-aging power serum with free skin consultations, mini-facials and one-on-one private life coaching with Linkronicity’s Stacey Kumagai. Attendees will get a chance to win prizes from Nèkter Juice Bar, Seasons 52 and Sprouts Farmers Market. Noon-5 p.m. Free. 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa, 714.957.8800.



Beach-Cleanup-at-Bolsa-Chica-State-Beach-photo-by-Photo-by-Nick-Agro,-Orange-County-Register-SCNGBeach Cleanup at Bolsa Chica State Beach
Apr. 22.
Start your morning with a yoga session in the sand followed by the annual beach cleanup during Earth Day. Join in on discussions and team building activities while listening to guest speakers presented by The Xanadu Foundation. Stay for Corona’s open bar, indulge in barbecue provided by SeaLegs at the Beach until 1 p.m. and enjoy live music featuring The Wheeland Brothers and Cali Conscious after lunch. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Free, RSVP required. SeaLegs at the Beach, 17851 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach. RSVP



Painting-ProseccoBlooms & Bubbly at The Resort at Pelican Hill
Apr. 22.
Sip on mimosas while award-winning floral designer Nisie Vorachard of Nisie’s Enchanted Florist leads a workshop creating hand-tied floral arrangements. Surrounded by spring blooms in Pelican Hill’s pop-up floral studio, learn the secrets to creating a beautiful bouquet and leave with your very own floral masterpiece to enjoy at home. 10-11:30 a.m. $95 (includes valet, mimosa and flowers). 22701 Pelican Hill Road S., Newport Coast, 888.507.6427.



Eilo's-Kitchen-Airstream-x-Earth-Day-at-The-Ecology-Center-photo-provided-by-Kitchen-Table-Marketing-+-PREilo’s Kitchen Airstream x Earth Day at The Ecology Center
Apr. 22.
Celebrate the annual Earth Day festival, where attendees can enjoy a variety of eco-friendly food and happenings. Highlights include strawberry picking, preserving and quick pickling workshops, compost demos, kids’ yoga, live music and cuisine from the new Eilo’s Kitchen Airstream. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free, RSVP required. 32701 Alipaz St., San Juan Capistrano, 949.443.4223.




Wedding-Showcase-at-The-Ranch-photo-by-Brandon-J.-Ferlin-PhotographyWedding Showcase at The Ranch
Apr. 22.
Plan your dream wedding at this special showcase where you can sample a tasting menu by award-winning culinary team of brothers executive chef Michael Rossi and pastry chef Dave Rossi. Also, meet O.C.’s finest wedding service professionals, photographers, coordinators, florists, DJs, dress and tuxedo stylists and hair and makeup professionals. 1-4 p.m. Free, RSVP required. The Ranch’s Private Dining & Events Center, 1025 E. Ball Road, Anaheim, 714.687.6320. Info







Seafood-Platter-2018-TannersTanner’s Huntington Beach New Menu Items
Now Available. Inspired by the local surf scene, chef Carlo Narabal brings the eclectic cultural flavors of SoCal and a renewed focus on the wood-fired grill to new menu items. Featured dishes include Tanner’s seafood platter with locally sourced fish, clams and oysters; local IPA clam bake featuring Four Sons Brewing Land of Hopportunity Blood Orange IPA; and warm dark chocolate brownie with banana dulce de leche ice cream and peanut butter caramel. Paséa Hotel & Spa, 21080 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 714.698.6130.



Beast-Feast-photo-courtesy-of-Urban-Kitchen-GroupBeast Feast
Apr. 19. Dine with acclaimed executive chef Joe Magnanelli and chef de cuisine Cesar Sarmiento as they cater to adventurous foodies with their primal dinner series that utilizes the entire animal instead of specific cuts. Lamb kicks off the first of three, intimate family-style dinners with sea creatures and wild boar to follow. 6:30 p.m. $70 (excludes tax and service fee). Cucina Enoteca Newport Beach, 951 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, 949.861.2222.



Cakebread-Cellars-Wine-DinnerCakebread Cellars Wine Dinner
Apr. 19. Set against the backdrop of beautiful ocean views, savor a four-course dinner with premium wines by Cakebread Cellars at Splashes Restaurant. Reception 6:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. $150. Surf & Sand Resort, 1555 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach.





District-Crawl-photo-courtesy-of-100eatsDistrict Crawl
pr. 21. Stop by 25+ eateries and shops to enjoy delicious bites, pours of assorted libations and live music at the first-ever District Crawl. Participating restaurants include The Halal Guys, Kettlebar, Bar Louie, All Coco, Prego Mediterranean, The Winery, The Kroft, Milk Box and JT Schmid’s, among others. 2-5 p.m. $30 presale, $40 at the door. The District at Tustin Legacy, 2437 Park Ave., Tustin, 714.259.9090.




spanish-cooking-class-montage-laguna-beachLoving French Classics Cooking Class
pr. 21. For those not traveling to Paris this April, head to Loving French Classics to experience French favorites in Southern California. With tips from Studio’s executive chef Craig Strong, participants will start with French onion soup, followed by coq au vin and ending with éclairs. 11 a.m. $150 (excludes tax and gratuity). Studio in Montage Laguna Beach, 30801 S. Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach, 949.715.6420.




Through Apr. 21. In Shakespeare’s battle of the sexes, The Taming of the Shrew, Petruchio wins. But, what if a 16th-century woman had written it? In Amy Freed’s clever and wickedly funny spin on the classic, Kate triumphs, too. Recommended for those high school and above. See website for showtimes and prices. South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Dr., Costa Mesa, 714.708.5555.



District Crawl photo courtesy of 100eats. Wellness and Earth Day Weekend at Origins photo by Silverkis’ World. Beach Cleanup at Bolsa Chica State Beach photo by Photo by Nick Agro, Orange County Register SCNG. Eilo’s Kitchen Airstream x Earth Day at The Ecology Center photo provided by Kitchen Table Marketing + PR.  Wedding Showcase at The Ranch photo by Brandon J. Ferlin Photography. Tanner’s Huntington Beach New Menu Items photo courtesy of Paséa Hotel & Spa. Beast Feast photo courtesy of Urban Kitchen Group.

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